Tiffani Riggers-Piehl, PhD (email@example.com) is an assistant professor in the Division of Educational Leadership, Policy & Foundations at the University of Missoui –Kansas City. Her research interests include spirituality and religion in higher education; student-faculty interactions; pedagogy and student success; issues in S.T.E.M; and gender in college. She earned her Ph.D. at UCLA, where she studied college student spirituality and student-faculty interactions. Tiffani’s writing has been featured in theTeacher’s College Record, Research in Higher Education, and Religion and Education, among other journals. Her professional passions include teaching and training, investigating the college student experience, assessment in higher education, and creating a collegial academic community.